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    Crystal Simpson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Galveston, Texas

    High School:
    Galveston Ball HS

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Guard/Forward

    Experience:
    3L

    Crystal Simpson

    2003-04 Season (Junior)
    Appeared in 30 of Houston's 32 games, averaging 10.9 minutes per game . . . Two games she did not play came was Feb. 15 at East Carolina and March 22 vs UC-Santa Barbara . . . . Saw two minutes of action in Houston's win over UW-Green Bay in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament on March 20 . . . Grabbed one rebound in Houston's C-USA tournament title win over TCU on March 7 . . . Played 12 minutes in the Lady Cougars' win over Cincinnati in the C-USA tourney on March 5, grabbing two boards and a steal . . . Scored a season-high six points against Alabama on Jan. 3, knocking down both of her three point attempts . . . Grabbed a season-high five rebounds against Northern Iowa on Nov. 24.

    2002-03 Season (Sophomore)
    Was perfect from behind the arc, totaling a career-high nine points and three rebounds in Dec. 1 win over Sam Houston State... went 2-3 for five points and pulled down four rebounds in Dec. 4 win over UTEP... came off the bench to add three points, two rebounds and two assists against Florida... chipped in four points and four rebounds in Dec. 7 loss to Washington... made her first start of the season and dished out a career-high four assists Jan. 26 against East Carolina... was 5-6 from the charity stripe, adding five points in a 66-43 win over TAMU-CC... was a perfect 3-3 from the floor, adding seven points, three rebounds and two steals in Feb. 28 win over South Florida... posted four points, four rebounds and four assists in fourteen minutes against UAB... also contributed two steals and blocked one shot in 84-47 victory.

    2001-02 Season (Freshman)
    Saw two minutes of action vs Miami on March 16 and had one rebound . . . Made her Division I-A and Houston debut on Nov. 24 at Colorado . . . Saw four minutes of action . . . Appeared in 17 of Houston's 34 for an average of 7.0 minutes per game.

    High School
    Was a two-sport standout in volleyball and basketball for Galveston Ball High School . . . Averaged 18.9 points per game her freshman year, 20.1 points per game her sophomore season and 15.2 points per game as a senior . . . She won numerous acclaims throughout her high school career, such as being named All-Tournament four times in both sports and Most Valuable Player . . . Received All-District honors her freshman, sophomore and seniors years . . . Was an outstanding student who has had perfect attendance and been named to the honor roll in each of her final two years . . . Tutored kids during her free time . . . Also named the Most Athletic by the B.E.S.T.T (Bridging the educational Scene for Teachers of Tomorrow).

    Personal
    Born on February 23, 1983, in Galveston, Texas . . . Parents are Janice Simpson and Reginald Cole . . . Majoring in psychology . . . Nickname is "C-Simp" . . . Hobbies include watching movies . . . Also recruited by Memphis, TCU, McNeese State, University of Louisiana and New Mexico State . . . Chose UH because it was close to home.

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